How to know if a bug has been reported before?
kevinverma at fedoraproject.org
Tue Sep 1 21:40:49 UTC 2009
Fedora package db web interface is also useful to list all bugs of a
package, perhaps there is a scope of enhacement to let users also run
a search within listed bugs there.
On 2009-09-02, James Laska <jlaska at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 11:15 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 10:35 +0800, rhe wrote:
>> > Greeting guys,
>> > Hi, when a bug is found, is there any way to check out if this bug has
>> > been reported or not? I did it just by searching the key words in
>> > bugzilla. But I think there may be other ways better than that. do you
>> > have any idea to share with me?
>> That's pretty much it. I sometimes do a Google search as well (search
>> keywords with site:bugzilla.redhat.com) - it sometimes finds things
>> Bugzilla's own search misses. If the bug is in a fairly small component,
>> you can do a search for all bugs reported on that component in Rawhide,
>> and have a quick scan through; that's more reliable in the case where
>> the other person who reported the bug didn't think of the same keywords
>> as you :)
> I do just about the same as Adam suggests. Sometimes that
> "site:bugzilla.redhat.com" google search is fastest. I also have a few
> firefox smart keyword bookmarks setup
> (http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Smart+keywords and
> http://johnbokma.com/firefox/keymarks-explained.html) for searches that
> I frequently do.
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